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Re: Bug report: SubWCRev fails for long paths

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 15:43:37 -0400

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 15:12, David Balažic
<david.balazic_at_hermes-softlab.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> The DOS (or whatever it is called today) API has the PATH limit of about
> 255 or so characters.
> On Windows there is another API (Win32 API IIRC), that is much more
> relaxed.
> Tha path limit there is about 32000 chars.
> Maybe the devs can switch the used API.
> (many programs suffer from this problem, including Windows (XP) Explorer
> itself :-P)

It's actually buried deep in the APR libraries which the Subversion
libraries (and thus TSVN) use.


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